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Neos highlights – Discovering the Kid Researcher

Have you considered how prior relationships with your research participants influence their experience in the research process? Or how friendships between participants influence the research process? See how researcher Cynthia Maurer dealt with these issues in “Discovering the Kid Researcher,” pp. 8-9 of the February 2016 issue of Neos (http://acyig.americananthro.org/neos/current-issue/).

Last Opportunity for ACYIG Invited Session

There is still room for an ACYIG invited session at the AAA annual meeting in Minneapolis, MN. This session will have “invited status” and increased promotion and exposure by ACYIG. Continue reading Last Opportunity for ACYIG Invited Session

Contemporary Childhood Conference

The School of Education at the University of Strathclyde, Glasgow, is pleased to host its second Contemporary Childhood Conference on the 2nd and 3rd September 2016.  The theme of the conference is:

Young Citizens and Society: Fostering Civic Participation Continue reading Contemporary Childhood Conference

Conference – Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future?

Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future?
26-27 May 2016
Liverpool, UK

The conference/symposium is being organized and hosted by the International Criminological Research Unit (ICRU) at the University of Liverpool in association with the British Society of Criminology (Youth Criminology/Youth Justice Network – BSC YC/YJN) and the European Society of Criminology (Thematic Working Group on Juvenile Justice – ESC TWGJJ). Continue reading Conference – Juvenile Justice in Europe: Past, Present and Future?

ACYIG Submission Deadline for AAA Extended – Apply Now!

Dear ACYIG members,

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 115th AAA Annual Meeting is coming soon and the deadline for submitting an ACYIG session has been extended to April 8th!. The meeting will be held November 16-20, in Minneapolis, MN. Continue reading ACYIG Submission Deadline for AAA Extended – Apply Now!

Youth Circulations – New Blog

YouthCirculations.com is pleased to share “Rethinking Home: A Powerful Look at Return Migration via Film” a blog by Tatyana Kleyn about her new documentary film. Una Vida, Dos Países: Children and Youth (Back) in Mexico explores the experiences of US-born or raised students who have spent all or most of their lives in the US and returned with their family to Oaxaca, Mexico.

ACYIG Invited Session at AAA Annual Meeting: Apply Now!

The deadline for submitting proposals for the 115th AAA Annual Meeting is coming soon. The meeting will be held November 16-20, in Minneapolis, MN.

This year, ACYIG may INVITE one session. This session will receive the “Invited by ACYIG” tagline in the AAA program.

We are now soliciting proposed sessions for ACYIG invited status.

For consideration, please submit your session proposal to both Heather Rae-Espinoza and Jaymelee Kim ([email protected] and [email protected]) by Friday, April 8, 2015.

Session proposals must include the following information:

  • Session title
  • Name, affiliation, and email of Session Organizer
  • Session abstract (no more than 500 words)
  • Names, affiliations, emails, and paper titles for all session members
  • Name(s) and affiliation(s) of discussant(s), if applicable

The AAA’s call for papers follows:

The 115th Annual Meeting theme, ‘Evidence, Accident, Discovery’, raises issues central to debates within both anthropology and politics in a neoliberal, climate-changing, social media-networked era: What counts as evidence? What does evidence count for? What are the underlying causes and foreseeability of violence and catastrophes? How is misfortune interpreted, and causality, attributed in cases of humanly-preventable harm? And in the give and take of relationships on which anthropological evidence typically depends, Who gets to claim that they discovered something? We welcome proposals that debate these and other questions stimulated by the conference theme, in the opportunity that our annual meeting provides for “big tent” debate.

New book on agency and childhood

9781138854192“Reconceptualising Agency and Childhood. New perspectives in childhood studies”. You can find more at the publisher’s website www.routledge.com/products/9781138854192 or the promo flyer with discount code here: Reconceptualising agency and childhood

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